Photos from Rijeka

Open Chess Tournament Mediterranean 2017, FIDE Trainers’ and Arbiters’ Seminar

The 4th Open Chess Tournament Mediterranean 2017 was held from 13th to 20th November 2010 in the city of Rijeka, located at the North-west part of the Croatian coast of the Adriatic sea. The manifestation is organized for the occasion of the candidacy of the city of Rijeka for organization of the Mediterranean Games in 2017, under the motto “Chess with the scent of the sea”.

Croatian Grandmasters Hrvoje Stevic and Zdenko Kozul shared the first place in the main Open A tournament. Idris Muslija won the Open B tournament, reserved for U-2200 players.

Rijeka zelenika stevic

GM Hrvoje Stevic, declared winner on better tiebreak, receiving award from the tournament director Srdjan Zelenika

Rijeka zdenko kozul

GM Zdenko Kozul

Rijeka borka franciskovic

Borka Franciskovic from Rijeka won the 2nd WGM norm

Rijeka alan tate

Alan Tate from Scotland earned the GM norm and fantastic 67 elo points

Rijeka dusan popovic

Grandmaster Dusan Popovic returned to the tournament arena

Rijeka dama

The view on the “Queen” playing hall

Rijeka hostese

Kind hostesses Ivana and Romina

Rijeka sudije

Rijeka also hosted the FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar

Rijeka treneri

And FIDE Trainers’ Seminar